Meghana’s Recent Stories
Science Oct 21With genome sequencing, some sick infants are getting a shot at healthy lives
Scientists say the data show over and over that early diagnosis of genetic disorders not only saves lives, but can keep long-term health care costs down.
Science Jul 01The age plateau: New study suggests, at certain age, risk of death no longer increases
Humans are living longer than ever before. But does our species have a fixed shelf life, or could we prolong our lives indefinitely?…
Health Oct 15We may soon have our first $1 million drug. Who will pay for it? And how?
As the first gene therapies approach the market, drug makers, insurers, and patients are debating complex questions about cost, value, and payment plans.
Science Apr 01Should taxpayers cover the light bills at university labs? Trump kicks off a tense debate
Taxpayers spend billions subsidizing the electric bills, equipment, and other overhead costs at university research labs. That funding may face steep cuts.
Health Oct 09The race to create a new class of ovarian cancer drugs heats up
The race to create the next potent ovarian cancer drug is coming to a head.